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that tokyo, st. petersburg, russia london the netherlands, all of them have some sort of storm surge barrier. but they are pricey. we're talking about however, $50 billion storm called sandy. >> where could they be built? >> realize that new york city is a victim of geography. it's like a funnel. if you have a gigantic storm coming in from the atlantic the power is concentrated as it goes past sandy point where it can savage staten island, inundate wall street and a second surge can come from the east river. so we need a barrier that gives us a comprehensive protection against this kind of storm surge. >> how much would it cost? >> well, we're talking about the fact that each of these barriers could cost about $1 billion. the whole thing would cost on the order of $10 billion, perhaps even $15 billion. >> show us how it works. >> here's how it works. there are three choke points whereby can you actually stop a storage surge. first, it's around arthur kill here around staten island. the other is around the verazano bridge. third, around the east river. each of these would
jarvis thank you. >>> experts from switzerland, france and russia all took samples from yasser arafat's remains when his grave was opened this morning. they are trying to determine if he was poisoned eight years ago, possibly with a radioactive element detected on his clothing. arafat was then reburied with military honors in a private ceremony. israel denies long-standing charges of poisoning arafat, who died in 1994. results are not expected for months. >>> washington post says the government will not let a new mexico peanut butter plant reopen. salmonella was found in several parts of that plant earlier this year, blamed for making 41 people sick around the country. the plant was going to reopen today before the fda announcement. >>> britain's "telegraph" reports on newly released video in norway. setting off a bomb at a government building in oslo then went to a youth camp and gunned down dozens of young people. in all 77 people were killed. he is currently serving a 21-year prison sentence. >>> "l.a. times" says two men have been chosen to spend four ye
and their car rolled over last night at prague and russia avenue. >>> protestors chained themselves to doors in a building at uc-berkeley last night left. the demonstration was to call attention to the low number of students of color at cal and chancellor's pay raise. traffic and more on the wet weather coming right up. stay right there. ,,,,,,,, >>> rain and wind picks up we'll see more problems on the roads. check out our camera at the bay bridge. there are wind advisories at the bay bridge and other bridges. very windy. >> whipping around outside now. storm clouds moving in and more to come. outside right now the winds really picking up as the cold front sliding on through. we have seen some gusts over 50 miles per hour in half moon bay. yeah, those winds whipping inside the bay, as well. hi-def doppler radar showing you all the rain outside a stronger line off the coastline maybe thunderstorms embedded there. lots of rain like this throughout the morning. ,,,,,, >>> we're one of the eight states that doesn't participate in the powerball drawing but there's still way you can take part. o
. realize that tokyo, st. petersburg russia have storm surge barriers but they are pricey. >> where could they be built? >> realize that new york city is like a funnel. if you have a gigantic storm coming in from the atlantic it's power is concentrated as it goes past sandy point where it can savage staten island, inundate wall street and a second surge can come in from the east river. so we need a barrier that gives us a comprehensive protection against this kind of storm surge. >> how much it would cost? >> well we're talking about the fact that each of these barriers could cost a billion. the whole thing would cost 10 billion even $15 billion. >> show us how it wosrks. >> there's three choke points where you could stop a storm surge. here around arctic hill. next near the verrazano-narrows bridge and the next one is here. if you want the cadillac you want to put one between sandy hook and the rockaways. that would cost on the order of $6 billion. >> sthalt money well spent >> think of it as an insurance policy because the whole package could go over $10 billion. but hey that's church c
, south america. whether it's china, russia, turkey. respect regional powers. >> so the arguments on the part of anybody, no international organization should listen to any arguments about going into syria or supporting the rebels in syria, in your judgment. >> in the syrian interest story -- first of all, we've got to get our intelligence correct. we don't know exactly what's happened in syria and i don't think we should fight a war on that. as to international organizations, it would be a good idea for us to join one. we are the only nation that has resisted the united nations . >> i only do this because we have a time clock here. great to see you. >> four parts. oliver stone always has an interesting take. >> unboring. >> yes, unboring. it's true. >>> instagram is kachanging the way that we see the world. we'll ask kevin systrom how his photo sharing site ended up [ libe ] le dnkrae ic oha lonn wer. eat moaue sghti ecic evs smeos n usac esi. th emesttso arow douan gw ouenelac w qteuris, lyews urxpur aayhath c dtoou 'sui aesn ard. dti romnd th iserome beusitel tstngen e am. r
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